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Chaudhary Birender Singh offers to resign from Modi cabinet, RS

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Chaudhary on Sunday offered to resign from the cabinet and Rajya Sabha after BJP announced his son as the party's candidate from Haryana's Hisar seat.

Singh, who is of Steel under the Narendra Modi government, said that he has offered to resign from the Rajya Sabha and ministership as the BJP is against "dynastic rule".

"When BJP goes for elections, they are against dynastic rule, so I thought it to be proper that if my son gets the nomination, I should resign from Rajya Sabha and Ministership. I have written to ji, that I leave it to the party, forthwith I am ready to resign," told ANI.

Earlier today, the BJP released the 20th list of candidates for Haryana, and for the ongoing

In the list, the BJP has announced two candidates for Haryana, three for and one candidate for

The party also named one candidate for by-elections to the Uluberia Purba assembly constituency in

elections are being held from April 11 and will go on till May 19 in seven phases. Counting of votes will take place on May 23.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 14:20 IST